Cancel
Advanced Search
KEYWORDS
CATEGORY
AUTHOR
MONTH

Please click here to take a brief survey

Residential Solar, Investing in the Environment, and Cargo Bikes

Looking back one, two and five years ago today on Worldchanging:

2009
Solar Panels To Boost Property Prices
Joe Romm argues that "as peak oil kicks in and the reality of human-caused climate change becomes painfully clear, energy efficiency, geothermal heat pumps, solar panels and the like will increasingly be seen as a desirable if not essential elements of a home, like an up-to-date kitchen, rather than just a cost...”

2009
If It Makes Money, It's Not a 'Cost'!
A vintage Worldchanging essay where Alan AtKisson writes that when it comes to spending money on the environment, it's not a cost -- it's an investment...

2005
XAccess
Jamais Cascio reports on the non-profit XAccess, which makes a cargo-bike add-on available at low or no cost to in the developing world...


Other recent "look backs":
August 31
September 1
September 2

Bookmark and Share


Comments

Great post! I'm investing in the environment daily. my website cash gifting


Posted by: jeffhightower on 3 Sep 10

The main problem in the third world countries is of power. They don't have access to nuclear energy and produce it mainly through coal or water turbines. If solar energy is used it will be ecofriendly and good for environment.


Posted by: Healthy Diets on 6 Sep 10

Using solar power is a great way to reduce your household expenses at the same time you are reducing your carbon footprint. Solar energy is becoming more affordable and more accessible each and every day.


Posted by: Arizona Solar on 8 Sep 10

Post A Comment

Please note that comments will remain open for only 14 days after the article is posted. While previous comments will remain visible, attempts to post new comments after this period will fail. This helps stop comment spam, so your forebearance is appreciated.

The Worldchanging comments are meant to be used for further exploration and evaluation of the ideas covered in our posts. Please note that, while constructive disagreement is fine, insults and abuse are not, and will result in the comment being deleted and a likely ban from commenting. We will also delete at will and without warning comments we believe are designed to disrupt a conversation rather than contribute to it. In short, we'll kill troll posts.

Finally, please note that comments which simply repost copyrighted works or commercial messages will be summarily deleted.

REMEMBER PERSONAL INFO?
Yes No

NAME


EMAIL ADDRESS


URL


COMMENTS



EMAIL THIS ENTRY TO:

YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS:


MESSAGE (optional):


Search Worldchanging

Worldchanging Newsletter Get good news for a change —
Click here to sign up!


Worldchanging2.0


Website Design by Eben Design | Logo Design by Egg Hosting | Hosted by Amazon AWS | Problems with the site? Send email to tech /at/ worldchanging.com
©2012
Architecture for Humanity - all rights reserved except where otherwise indicated.

Find_us_on_facebook_badge.gif twitter-logo.jpg